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Katavasiae

This is the last part of an Ode of the Canon. The first part is the Irmos, then each troparia, then the final Katabasia.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasia-1st Canon, Ode 9

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This is the Katabasia of the 9th Ode of the 1st Canon of the Nativity of Christ, sung from November 21st to December 24th (the Eve of the Feast).  "Magnify, O my soul . . . I behold a strange and wonderful mystery . . . ."  (Updated 10/9/18)

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasiae-1st Canon, Odes 1-8

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

These Katabasiae, Odes 1-8, are to be sung in preparation of the Nativity of Christ from November 21st to December 24th (the Eve of the Feast).  "Christ is born, glorify Him . . . ."

Matins, Kazan - Katavasia for the Theotokos, Ode 9, Tone 4

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Ninth Ode Katavasia for the Theotokos, "Let all earthborn mortals...", Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.

Matins, Kazan - Katavasiae for the Theotokos, Odes 1-8, Tone 4

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Matins, Kazan Byzantine Project

Katavasiae 1-8 for the Theotokos, "I shall open my mouth...", Tone 4/Fourth Mode, from the Kazan Matins book.  Updated 11/9/2021.

Menaion - 07 July

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Menaion - Kazan's Byzantine Project (12 volumes)

Festal hymnody for offices and Divine Liturgy for the month of July. This music is from the Byzantine Menaion Project by Basil Kazan. The music is type-set, properly accented and barred, with ison, and rubrics and instructions added in, along with special melodies noted.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Katabasiae (Double Canon, Odes 1-8)

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Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ (Dec 25)

This double Canon of the Nativity of Christ has both sets of Katabasiae from the 1st and 2nd Canon (Odes 1-8), which are sung on the Feast of Christmas itself, December 25th, and on its Leave-taking, December 31st. "Christ is born, glorify Him . . . The Lord performed a miracle . . . ." Updated 12/3/17.

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Christ is born glorify Him; Matins of the Nativity of Christ; Two Canons for the Nativity of Christ; Canon for the Nativity; Iambic Canon for the Nativity

Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Katabasiae (Odes 1-9)

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Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross (Sept 14)

These Katabasiae (Odes 1-9) are sung in Orthros (Matins) on August 1, August 6-13 and August 24-September 21.  They can also be sung at the Sacrament of Baptism, while the baby or child is being clothed.  They are sung in a special Tone 8, similar to the Canon of the Paraklesis.  UPDATED AND CORRECTED, 8/29/13

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Verily Moses having struck with his rod; Matins; Katavasies for the Cross; Summer Katavasies
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